The old Stage Harbor Freezer Company building at sunset, Chatham MA.
Some incredible moments shared with the last Ruddy Turnstones I saw down at Forest Beach.
Enjoying the sun, enjoying each other.
But most of all…
Their glorious company.
I’m not quite sure what it is about footprints in the sand that fascinates me so.
Maybe it’s the mystery of it all – whose prints are these?
Along with the mystery of it all, I also find footprints in the sand to be incredibly beautiful – when the light is just right, and most especially…
I stopped being a “beach bum” a long time ago.
But I’m back on the beaches again.
This time, to be with the birds!
There’s nothing that makes my heart dance quite like the sight of a tiny Sanderling…
I love surprises.
Like a few weeks ago when a bird I was photographing from away up on “Osprey Hill” that overlooks Forest beach marsh turned out to be —
A Harrier Hawk, and not the Great Blue Heron I thought it was at first!
Just lookin’ around. 😉
Perhaps it was a young harrier, just checking things out?
He was enjoying the after-summer quiet in the marsh…